Clyde's of Chevy Chase
We know it is no fun to wear a mask while enjoying a night out, but our staff's safety is no laughing matter.
We require all guests to wear a mask while moving about the restaurant, and when speaking to Clyde's employees.
Masks have been a hot topic, with passionate views on all sides. With our team and their families' health at stake, we must err on the side of caution. We hope you will understand and look forward to the day, hopefully soon, when we can all throw our masks in the trash.
Guest Temperature Checks are required upon entry.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
four 1 -pound steamed lobsters with lemon butter, french fries and coleslaw
spinach, watercress, Pernod, Parmesan, breadcrumbs
hand-cut beef tenderloin, capers, shallots, Dijon, pickles, toasted baguette
Having dined at this Clyde's numerous times, we were surprised that our recent visit was very disappointing. We were greeted and promptly seated by a friendly hostess. However, we waited over 10 minutes to be greeted by our server, and our drinks took an exceedingly long time - this was not a busy time for a late lunch on a Sunday (2PM). Our appetizers came out with good timing and were very good (crab dip & wings) However, our lunch was poorly made, our draft beers flat... we were over it and our lunch at this point. Hoping this was just a miss on Clyde's part and of course we will be back.
I loved the outdoor setting at Clyde's! Perfect Covid dinner while social distancing.
The best brownie sundae this side of the Mississippi!
Service was exceptional. It’s all so difficult during the pandemic and we couldn’t have been happier.
consistently good very good on covid protocols also
The meal was good and our server was wonderful. It was depressing to see so much of the restaurant empty.
Went here for my 21st birthday! Extremely grateful for the service allowing me to celebrate. Cheers!
I wonder why open table is not giving me credit for this reservation. Do you have any information on this?
Excellent brunch - waiter was very friendly and everything felt very COVID safe outdoors. Some of the best chicken and biscuits I’ve ever had.
Love this place: its interior and food just awesome!
Clyde’s is my go to restaurant. Excellent food and service ,as always. 😊
I really appreciate their outdoor setup with heat lamps
Excellent service from Paolo (sp.?)
Service and food excellent, as always. 😊
I had to take my salmon back and get wing instead because it was nasty. The waitress took my change from my bill without asking if the change was for her.
We sat outside which was nice. The server was switched to inside service. She came by the table when she could but would have liked to see her a little bit more often at the end. Lobster was nice.
Isi was wonderful. Very attentive, great suggestions. Had friends in from NYC, were very happy with the entire Clyde's experience.
Excellent in all respects!
Excellent experience all around!
On arrival we learned that Open Table had cancelled my reservation! Something is WRONG with your system!
We were promptly seated since the restaurant was not very busy at 6:00. If it had been as busy as it was 1 year ago, it would have been a real problem!
The Clyde's Grouproup always does it right 🍸
We went to have the lobster special. One person didn’t want lobster. We found the menu limited and won’t return again. Food is just okay.
Great social distancing luncheon. Good food
FOOD and SERVICE EXCELLENT. I had the swordfish - it was excellent.
Exceptional good (lobster month!) and really great covid protocols respected!
Outdoor dining well organized for social distance, sun protection, etc. Burgers still outstanding and the best deal for lunch. Service a bit spotty but we were in no hurry on a beautiful afternoon.
I had the Lobster Shepherds Pie and it was awful! The waiter could never be found.
Super service during this difficult time!
We had THE MOST TERRIFIC TIME! We were celebrating two birthdays and the staff was so awesome! We reserved outdoor seating but it looked like rain in the forecast and the staff was incredibly accommodating!!! I recommend highly! And the burgers were amazing!
Went for the annual lobster dinner special. Parking was next to restaurant and easy to use. Lobster was excellent and cooked to perfection. Wine was good also. I would rate this restaurant as moderately priced.
How disappointing. We drove all the way from Mclean to have oysters and lobsters for lunch. The oysters were full of shell (mist unpleasant) and they gave us a single small piece of lemon for a dozen. The lobsters were rubbery and cold having taken half an hour to get to us. The spinach substitution for fries for one of us was cold and watery and two spoons worth. Service was poor and inattentive.
Lunch on the patio with friends. Comfortable and far enough from Wisconsin Ave to be relatively quiet. The food was very good. My only complaint (which is minor) is that our server could have paid more attention to us.
My friend and I were seated outside as requested and there were only a few other tables occupied. It was ten minutes before a waiter came over and we had to ask for menus. We ordered a glass of wine and it was another fifteen minuted before it arrived! Were ordered lunch and it was a twenty minute wait! Asked for the check and waited another ten minutes. The waiter was very lackadaisical and lacked any customer focus skills. The poor service detracted from what could have been a nice venture out.
Thought everything was meh except the crab cakes which were delicious. Ordered the hot and toddy which sounded perfect for a chilly night. It arrived lukewarm. Asked to have it reheated after our waitress disappeared for 10 minutes. Asked to have sweet potato fries with my crab cakes—it arrived with regular fries. Sent that back. By the time the correct order came back the crab cakes were cold. I was so hungry by then I just ate them. It’s a shame—Clydes has been in the neighborhood for a while and was always our go to.
Excellent, as always 😊
Great outdoor lunch experience. Oysters...4 kinds....salads...Reuben sandwich....all delicious.....top professional service....from concierge on down....sanitizing and table cl eaning consistently evidenced...masks everywhere. Reservations recommended.
The best thing about Clyde's, Chevy Chase is the service. So friendly, helpful and efficient.
Food is good but nothing beats the employees......all of them!
Wonderful evening dinner with family. Love the fact that we can make a reservation for outside and the new heaters. It all adds to the reasons this is our favourite neighbourhood restaurant.
Dining out during a pandemic is a special treat that is done very sparingly because of the risks. Unfortunately our recent dinner experience at Clydes did not justify the risk we took.
Food quality was not the same Clydes (we were pre-pandemic regulars). Shrimp pasta was mediocre and the burger was very forgettable. What a shame.
Service was pathetic when the waiter forgot our wine and the main course was served within minutes of our salad (we told him we want them spaced out), even before we had a chance to take a bite! I asked for mustard to go with my fries, no mustard came. Waiter did not seem to know much about the menu nor pricing (eg price for small Ceasar salad or substituting fries with sweet potato fries) and not offering to check. Waiter needs better training.
Best part of the evening was the ambience .. charming outdoor seating.
Portions are smaller now. The crab & artichoke dip is still good. But the lobster in the Shepherd's Pie was undercooked and rubbery.
You can order delivery directly from Clyde's of Chevy Chase using the Order Online button. Clyde's of Chevy Chase also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. Clyde's of Chevy Chase also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (301) 951-9600.
Clyde's of Chevy Chase is rated 4.4 stars by 3799 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.